Think a Midterm Election is worth going to the polls for? Thomas Jefferson thought it important that citizens participate in their government. Back in 1821 he wrote, “The Legislative and Executive branches may sometimes err, but elections and dependence will bring them to rights.” But that was 189 years ago. The population of the United States was 3 percent of today’s; wasn’t a vote worth 97 percent more then than now?
Seven states have primary elections today.
Do you think that when it comes to state, national and international issues—immigration, recession, health care, same-sex marriage, abortion and the rest—that your vote matters?
Enough to get you into the voting booth November 2?
- Register to vote or find your polling place at CanIVote.org